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Jerry M. Galleher

Jerry M. Galleher, longtime resident of Ocean Shores, passed away peacefully at Garden Courte Memory Care in Olympia on June 19, 2016. He was smart, funny, kind and talented. His family loved him very much.

Mary J. Mason

Mary Jeanette Mason, 83 years of age and a longtime Taholah area resident, died on Sunday, July 17, 2016, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen, Wash. She was born on Dec. 11, 1932, in Aberdeen to Alfred Jack and Sadie Jeanette (Krise) Lewis. She was an enrolled member of the Squaxin Island Tribe.

Clifford L. Jackson

Clifford Leo Jackson, 67 years of age and a lifetime Harborite, died on Sunday, July 17, 2016, at his home in Hoquiam following a brief illness. He was born on Sept. 28, 1948, in Aberdeen, Wash. to Chief James Jackson and Mary Black Jackson. He was an enrolled member of the Quinault Indian Nation.

Mary E. Schilling

Mary Ellen Schilling, 74, a longtime resident of Montesano, died at an Issaquah, Wash., hospital, Monday, July 11, 2016. Mary was born in Panama, Sept. 17, 1941, the daughter of William Virgil and Ellen Margaret (McOmie) Green.

Patrick G. Gilroy

Patrick Glenn Gilroy, 62 years of age and a longtime Brooklyn, Wash., area resident, died on Thursday, July 7, 2016, at his home in Brooklyn following an extended illness. He was born on Feb. 10, 1954, in Yakima, Wash., to John Edward and Delma Cinderella (Poisel) Gilroy.

Walter E. Sidor

Walter (“Walt”) Edmund Sidor, 91, a longtime resident of Aberdeen, passed away on May 22, 2016, after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Carolyn; brothers Edward, Rudolf, Bolek, and Kasey; and his sister, Adela Zielinska. He is survived by his five children: Bill (Kris) Sidor, Ann (Russ) Whittington, Stan Sidor, Chuck (Teresa) Sidor, Joe (Jean) Sidor, 15 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, brother John Sidor, sisters Sofia Sandrzyk, Anna Gut, Isabelle Ramocki, and Crystina Bandola, along with numerous nieces and nephews, and his sister-in-law Catherine Foster.
 

Joyce Bea (Covey) Wilson

Joyce Bea (Covey) Wilson, 68, formerly a resident of the Harbor, died peacefully at Franciscan Hospice House located in University Place, Wash., Tuesday, July 12, 2016. She was born in Bremerton, Wash., June 29, 1948, the daughter of James Arza and Hallie Bea (Riley) Covey.

Ann McCartney Martin Shrader

Ann McCartney Martin Shrader, age 92, passed away peacefully on July 8, 2016, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital, Aberdeen. From her birth in Bo’ness, Scotland, on Dec. 22, 1923, Ann was proud of her Scottish heritage, always in possession of her British passport, while holding a United States green card. She could never quite sever ties with the auld country, and commit to the U.S. as her permanent home.

Cordelia J. (Lead) Cardwell

Our feisty and opinionated mother, grandmother, sister and auntie, Cordelia Jane (Lead) Cardwell, 67, passed away unexpectedly July 6, 2016, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup, Wash. Heaven has a new angel who will keep them in stiches and will be sorely missed and remembered by her many friends and family here on earth!

Dennis Frydenberg

Dennis Frydenberg, 72, a resident of Shelton, passed away on July 2, 2016 at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. Denny was born in Vancouver, Wash. His parents, Elwood and Violet Frydenberg, brothers Jerrold and Robert, preceded him. He is survived by sister, Joyce (Bill) Jackstadt of Shelton, half-sister Doll, daughter Michele and many nieces and nephews. Denny attended Shelton Schools and spent many of his years in Aberdeen, Washington and Costa Mesa, Calif.

Robin R. Talbert

Robin Renee Talbert of Ocean Shores passed away on July 4, 2016. She was 36. Robin was born Feb. 24, 1980 to Thomas and Charleen Talbert in Klamath Falls, Ore. She then moved around before settling in Ocean Shores and graduating from Hoquiam High School.

Mary Hoover Moran

Hoquiam native and longtime Central Park resident Mary Hoover Moran passed away on July 5th at the age of 71. She was born in Hoquiam to Don and Gladyse Hoover and attended Hoquiam schools, graduating third in her class from Hoquiam High School in 1963. She was a distinguished musician in high school and was selected to the all-state band for alto saxophone. She attended Grays Harbor College and graduated from Central Washington University. She was a Social Worker for DSHS for many years and had many fond memories of the children she worked with in foster care especially those she helped with adoption.

Edward H. Hulbert

Edward Hermann Hulbert, 93, passed away due to cancer on July 2, 2016, in Olympia, Wash. He was born July 12, 1922, to Fred and Ursala Hulbert in Aberdeen, Wash. He graduated from Aberdeen’s Weatherwax High School, and Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, Calif. He served in the U.S. Air Force in 1942 during World War II. A 70-year resident of West Olympia, he was self-employed in the lumber, oil and real estate industries.

Eugene L. Stanley

Eugene Leon Stanley, 89, of Aberdeen, Wash., passed away on June 2, 2016, in the emergency room at Grays Harbor Community Hospital. Born in Aberdeen, Wash., to Jerry and Ann Stanley, he lived for more than 42 years in the Grays Harbor area.